Curriculum Vitae

About Me

I have the mind of an innovator, backbone of a designer, and the spirit of an entrepreneur.  I like to solve interesting problems.

Professionally, I’ve worn many hats. What I am best at is organizing people and ideas together to bring creative projects to life.

Education

Pratt Institute, Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.), 2011

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Pratt Institute, Certificate of Design Entrepreneurship (2014)
New York College of Technology, Certificate of Additive Manufacturing (2014)

Work

Startup In Stealth Mode (July 2017 – January 2018)
UI/UX Designer & Creative Lead 
I started and ran a physical design consultancy and a digital fabrication production facility.  We specialized in demanding and time sensitive commercial projects.

Make Mode (Jan 2013 – April 2017) Acquired in April 2017.
Co-Founder
I founded and managed a physical design consultancy and a digital fabrication production facility.  We specialized in demanding and time sensitive commercial projects.

Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator (2015 – 2017)
Venture Fellow
I was accepted as a BF+DA Venture Fellow and received mentorship, strategic advisement, and workspace in the BF+DA and got to be a part of a community with several inspiring creative entrepreneurs.

Mirrorball
Freelance Experiential Designer (September 2017 – November 2017)
I lanced freely on events and activations.

MKG
Freelance 3D/ Experiential Designer (April 2017 – May 2017)
I designed a pop-up event activation for creative agency, MKG, in Seattle for Delta Air Lines and the Seattle Sounders professional soccer team.

Shapeways
3D Printing Design Expert (April 2017 – November 2017)
Regular paid contributor for the Shapeways digital magazine.

Pixel Practice (May 2017 – Present)
Founder
I created an educational platform for creative design software tools and emerging technology.  I teach Rhino 3d and 3d printing classes and well as post tutorials and research.

Studio Bitonti
Freelance 3D Designer (2012 – 2013)
I was on the design team for projects including the world’s first fully articulated 3d printed dress, laser cut patterns for cut and sew fashion, and custom hardware.

Pamela Love
Jewelry Designer (2012 – 2013)
Created dozens of pieces for Illuminas AW/13 as part of a two person team with design director.  Introduced digital design tools to CFDA award winning studio.

Teaching

Make Mode
3D Printing Crash Course (Monthly Class)

Tech Shop
3D Printing and Laser Cutting

Pixel Practice
Rhinoceros 3D Intensive

Columbia, Parsons, New School, FIT, Pratt
Guest lectures and speaking engagements

3 Books I’ve read in January

  • Utopia is Creepy by Nicholas Carr
  • NOFX by NOFX
  • Black Privilege  by Charlamagne Tha God

Contact

austinrobey@gmail.com
210.827.6686

Austin Robey
108 Harrison Pl Apt 2L
Brooklyn, NY 11237

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